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Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, at Hixson Kiwanis Breakfast Meeting, Tuesday, May 31, 7:45-9 a.m. at Creek's Bend Gold Club, 5900 Hixson Pike, Hixson. Breakfast buffet and coffee is $8 per person. Contact David Queen at 423-875-5338 or dqueen@qfsc.com for more information.

Jared Bigham, Chattanooga 2.0, at East Ridge Council Meeting, Thursday, June 2, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at East Ridge Community Center: 1517 Tombras Ave. Meeting cost $10.

Elaine Merritt, Sandler Training, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, June 7, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

The Chickamauga Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, June 8 in Chattanooga. Interested women are invited to attend. Call 423-886-7579 for information.

John Germ, Rotary International president elect, Braves executive VP, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, June 9, noon at the Convention Center.

Michael Walton, executive director of Green/Spaces, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, June 10, noon-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Attorney Jerry Summers speaks on new book Rush to Justice about Judge Raulston Schoolfield at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, June 12, noon at Mountain City Club.

Samantha Teter, Chattanooga Symphony, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, June 14, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Governor Bill Haslam at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, June 16, noon at the Convention Center.

Jennifer Flynn, TDOT District 2 community relations officer, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, June 17, noon-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Clint Dean, EMJ Corporaiton, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, June 24, noon-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Rick Huffines, executive director of Tennessee River Gorge, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, July 19, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.


TBI Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Arrested In Chattanooga

A man from Knoxville who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list on May 19, was arrested  Tuesday  afternoon in Chattanooga. Marquez Travell Billingsley, 18, was taken into custody by agents with the TBI, U.S. Marshals and officers with the Chattanooga Police Department. The apprehension was made during a traffic stop ... (click for more)

Bradley County Sheriff's Office Releases Results Of Memorial Day Weekend Saturation

The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office conducted a special saturation during the Memorial Day weekend to combat impaired and reckless driving. Additional patrols were implemented in order to keep citizens safe on the roads during one the busiest weekends of the year. The saturation started on Friday at 12 a.m. and ended Tuesday, at 12 a.m. Sheriff Eric Watson said, " The ... (click for more)

Calling Out Bad Behavior In St. Elmo - And Response (2)

I have lived in the St. Elmo community of Chattanooga for practicially all 52 years of my life. My grandmother moved to St. Elmo in 1919. My Dad was literally born in a home in St. Elmo and lived his entire 72 years in this community and my Mom has lived here 60 years of her life. I am very disappointed in what my neighborhood has become. I like people. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Amputee Team Wins Relay

As a news junkie there isn’t a lot that gets past me in my morning reading, yet I had no idea there was a relay race in Chattanooga two weekends ago. Maybe that’s why 1,500 people ran away and never came back – the finish line was in Nashville. How the Ragnar Relays work is pretty simple. The organizers pick two cities that are about 200 miles apart and then 12-to-14 runners ... (click for more)

Seth Ruhling Wins Chattanooga Chase 8K And One Mile

It has been six years since Seth Ruhling ran the Chattanooga Chase and maybe he had forgotten just how tough that 8K course really is, but that’s didn’t seem to matter Monday morning as he celebrated Memorial Day with victory in the Chattanooga Track Club’s oldest race. Ruhling graduated from Collegedale Academy in 2013 and is now a 21-year-old student at Southern Adventist ... (click for more)

Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Football Classic Set For Saturday at CCS

The 13th Annual Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Football Classic, presented by Great Clips, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday June 4 at Chattanooga Christian School in Chattanooga. Tennessee defeated Georgia 38-14 last June at McCallie School in Chattanooga. It was Tennessee's fourth consecutive victory in the series that dates back to the first game held at Ridgeland High in ... (click for more)